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Tigers Keep Rolling In TRAC

Sherrard remained undefeated (4-0) in Three Rivers Athletic Conference west division volleyball with a three game win over Erie-Prophetstown. Orion-Sherrard stopped Limestone in soccer. Rockridge won a triangular over Monmouth-Roseville and Hall in boys golf.   VOLLEYBALL Sherrard def Erie-Prophetstown…

WRMJ Audio: #PorkandPigskins; Finding A State Champ In Porkchops

The IHSA and the Illinois Pork Producers Association teaming up to present the 2021 Pork & Pigskins Championship, which will crown the best porkchop sandwich in the state among IHSA concession stand chefs. So far there have been 74 entries.…

Tigers Top Chargers

Sherrard remained undefeated in Three Rivers Athletic Conference west division volleyball action with a win over Orion Tuesday night. On the links, the Tigers won a triangular over Monmouth-Roseville and Erie-Prophetstown.   VOLLEYBALL Sherrard def Orion 25-19, 18-25, 25-21 Monmouth-Roseville…

Rockridge Comes from Behind; Sherrard And Orion Fall In Week 2

The Rockridge Rockets came back from down 14-13 in the third quarter to beat Sterling Newman Central Catholic 27-14 Friday night. The Rockets were led by quarterback Brayden Deem, who ran for two touchdowns and threw for one. Orion dropped…

WRMJ Interview: Hofer Discusses COVID Outbreak At Mercer County High School; Hoping For Return To Play Next Tuesday

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor spoke with Mercer County High School football coach and athletic director Andrew Hofer Friday morning. A COVID outbreak at the school this week has resulted in full remote learning for Thursday and Friday. All extra-curriculars…

Rockets Stop Tigers In TRAC Volleyball

Rockridge and Sherrard met for the first time in Three Rivers Athletic Conference volleyball action Thursday night with the Rockets winning in three game match. Orion and Riverdale also posted victories. Orion picked up a win in cross country.  …

Tigers Take Triangular; Eagles, Rockets Bested

The Sherrard Tigers and Rockridge Rocket boys golf teams made the trip to St. Bede Wednesday. The Tigers lead the way with 170, the Bruins with 179, and the Rockets with 183. Rockets senior Drew Hall was the medalist with…

Eagles Shut Down Due To Covid, Rockets, Tigers Post TRAC Wins

Mercer County High School football and volleyball programs have been shutdown through early next week due to COVID protocols. The Golden Eagles were without eight players for their season opener with Farmington. Sherrard and Rockridge both won their Three Rivers…

Get A Bid McPhee Burger In Keithsburg

There’s a Hall of Fame baseball player from Keithsburg. And now there’s a Hall of Fame burger. The Eagles Nest is debuting the Bid McPhee burger this Saturday. Kayla Weeks is helping promote the special menu item. McPhee was the…